Sunday, March 14, 2010

Building Up Trust in Relationships

If you have a relationship where you truly trust each other no matter what happens, then you have a powerful and wonderful relationship which can last forever. It is difficult building trust in relationships with all the temptations out there, and this is what makes trust so fragile in the first place. When a partner feels that his/her trust has been betrayed, it can mean the end of the relationship altogether. Restoring trust is a mountainous job, and more often than not the betrayed partner will always have the memory in the back of their mind and the niggling question of whether you will break their trust again.

What if you have cheated on Your Partner? Can you get Him /her back?

In most cases people will tell you that an affair with someone else means the end of the relationship and break ups but this is not always the case. Partners in a relationship can have affairs for different reasons. The affair or lustful sexual encounter can have been in a moment of drunken madness, because of strong attraction to someone at work, or because of pressures at work. Does not matter though, you have betrayed your partners trust and the damage is done. It could have been something lacking in the relationship which caused your partner to cheat. This is something that should be thought about as well. If both partners love each other you can still save the relationship but it is going to be very hard work for the cheating partner. It can take months, and even years building trust in relationships and in one fell swoop an affair can destroy it!

Building trust in relationships requires an adjustment in attitude and actions for both partners in the relationship and after an affair it is going to be hard work rebuilding trust again. Even after one of the partners have had an affair, it is still possible to save a relationship, and if you truly love each other rather try to than throw many happy years together down the drain.

Building trust in relationships through open communication.

Communication is the most important building block to any relationship, not love, not sex like you may think. Sure these are all important building blocks of any relationship but communication tops the list. Can you openly communicate with the person you love if something is troubling you? Are you suspicious and digging behind your partners back into their personal effects because you think they may be having an affair. If you can openly discuss what is troubling you, then you have great trust and communication with your partner. Building trust in relationships comes from having honest open communication at all times. Talk to your partner about anything and everything and they in turn must also never be afraid to approach you. That is real trust in relationships.

Sort out your differences and problems and build trust

If there are characteristics or things that bother you about your partner you should be able to discuss them. By leaving them bottled up inside, they begin to fester and one day in a moment of anger things may be said and your relationship could even end up in tatters. Building trust in relationships means fixing the underlying problems through openly communicating with each other about them. Sometimes that means going in to couples counseling if you cannot find solutions yourselves. The real secret to building trust in relationships lies not in talking about the right things, but in taking action in doing the right things, and sorting out problems and overcoming obstacles.